NICRN (Dementia)


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The Northern Ireland Clinical Research Network (NICRN) undertakes dementia research throughout Northern Ireland. The NICRN is part of a UK-wide initiative to provide opportunities for patients and clinicians to participate in high-quality clinical research.

The NICRN aims to:

  • promote dementia research within Northern Ireland;
  • attract clinical trials in dementia to Northern Ireland;
  • conduct clinical trials across Northern Ireland to the highest standards of quality and safety;
  • provide infrastructure to facilitate the start-up of new trials in dementia medicine;
  • improve access for dementia patients to new cutting-edge treatments.

Areas of interest include the following:

  •  Commercial collaborations utilising emergent therapies.
  •  Palliative care.
  •  Mild cognitive impairment.